2022-23 INTERIM TAC FOR ATLANTIC HALIBUT AND GREENLAND HALIBUT IN THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE | FFAW-Unifor | Fish Food & Allied Workers Union

2022-23 INTERIM TAC FOR ATLANTIC HALIBUT AND GREENLAND HALIBUT IN THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

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May. 12, 2022

 

2022-23 INTERIM TAC FOR ATLANTIC HALIBUT AND GREENLAND HALIBUT IN THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE

 

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announces an interim Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for the Atlantic halibut and Greenland halibut fisheries in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Divisions 4RST.

 

4RST Atlantic halibut

 

An interim TAC of 858 t for Atlantic halibut is established and allocated in accordance with established fleet shares. Once a decision on the 2022-23 TAC is confirmed for this fishery, final fleet allocations will be provided.

 

4RST Greenland Halibut

 

An interim TAC of 1,519 t for Greenland halibut is established and allocated in accordance with established fleet shares. Once a decision on the 2022-23 TAC is confirmed for this fishery, final allocations will be provided.

 

 

 

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For information, contact:

Shelley Dwyer

Regional FAM Officer

Tel: (709)772-2080

Email: [email protected]

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